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today, the senate will debate whether to extend a law regulating plastic firearms before it expires tomorrow. the law mandates every plastic gun have a piece of metal attached to it so metal detectors and x-rays can spot a weapon. gun control advocates want an extension for another decade. they say the law has added importance because of the availability of these 3d printers. >>> cars, flowers and a whole lot of fans. and the market just opened t take a quic why this tribute to actor paul walker drew thousands of o people. >>> and the market opened 10 minutes ago. let's get a quick look at the early numbers. not too bad. we'll get an update from our financial reporter, jason brooks the baking time of year. you need special ingredients. you need the staples for homemade. you need safeway sugar for just a buck eighty-eight. and that magic thing that makes everyone want another only two ninety-nine for challenge butter. and when hands get messy, quite surely they'll say, yum! wow! yay! what a sweeter holiday. safeway. ingredients for life. avo: thesales event "sis back. drive which mea
even if you're not charged. >> under law you owe tax even if you weren't charged at the time of person. >> reporter: tax foundation explains not every online retailer is required to collect tax. back in the 70s soffits the supreme court ruled that only businesses with a nexus, or a physical presence in the state, had to collect sales tax. but last year, california lawmakers went one step further. >> california's one of 12 states that passed a law that redefines physical presence. >> reporter: the law was coined the amazon tax and focused on large retailers like amazon. henchman says it was found to be unconstitutional by courts in some states like illinois, but just in time for cyber monday, the u.s. supreme court has decided to let a similar law stand in new york. here in california the law went into effect last year requiring companies like amazon to collect tax at the time of purchase. >> but regardless of whether they charge, you actually have to pay the tax if it's not a sales tax at the time of purchase, you're supposed to keep your receipts and pay a use tax at the end of the ye
paul walker. >> a little holiday cheer lands a man in trouble with the law. the stunt that had money everywhere. >> and got a couple of clouds outside right now more to come but the big chill is headed our way. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and this is not a good morning to be a deer. we have seen a numerous deer- related incidents including this one now in martinez blocking one lane on westbound 4 approaching alhambra. all right. we want to know once again what drives you crazy during your commute? you can ask us a question or just share a gripe. go ahead, complain! you can email us at or you can find me on twitter at #ewengerkpix. and watch right here to see if we answer your question on air. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, i want you to know stuff i want you to be kind. i want you to be smart. super smart. i want one thing in a doctor. i want you to be handsome. i want you to be awesome. i don't want you to look at the chart before you say hi...david. i want you to return my emails. i want you to keep me doing this for another sixty years. at kaiser perma
with the law for spitting on the ground! now he is going to have to pay up big. >> plus, try giving a unique gift for christmas. how about some lego robots to a virtual gardener? a look at the season's hottest high-tech toys coming up. ,,,,,,,, ,,,, cold & flu season is back. before the first sneeze... help prevent with a spray. and use lysol hand soap... for 10x more protection with each wash. this season, help protect your family with lysol. start healthing >>> this looks fun. saturday 10 a.m. the ugly sweate 5 expected. run. who doesn't have a -- 5-k run. who doesn't have an ugly sweater? >> i don't! >> you have some ugly christmas ties! [ laughter ] >> stay tuned, a few for weeks. here's a live look outside. westbound 580 the delays are beginning to build especially through the livermore valley area where it is getting crowded. we'll have all your latest travel times a full "kcbs traffic report" coming up. >>> 5:52 now. a man who spit in public in minneapolis must pay a fine for a law he didn't know existed. he admitted he spit on a snow- covered sidewalk. a police officer cited him fo
federal court. arguments in five cases are scheduled today through wednesday. one involves california laws regarding the dna swabbing of adults arrested for felony offences. >>> well the clock is ticking, the senate has less than 24 hours now to cast a vote or ban on plastic firearms could expire. >> kpix5 reporter mark kelly joinses now. mark gun control advocates want this current law extended another decade. >> reporter: the law as it stands right now requires there to be a piece of plastic in the firearm but they're looking to change that and now the senate is slated to debate this today for the gun control crowd, this legislation is more important than ever since the invention of 3d printers means individuals can more easily produce plastic firearms right from their own homes. now the nra has weighed in on his, surprisingly it's not trying to block the plastic gun ban but it has opposed making the law more strict than it already is. >> and mark all this is happening with the anniversary of the sandy hook shootings coming up? >> and that horrific day left 26 people dead and since that
pride. >>> sonoma county supervisors talked about establishing a new community law enforcement task force. that's in response to complaints following the death of andy lopez. he was the santa rosa teen killed by a sheriff's deputy in october. the 13-year-old was carrying a bb gun that looked like an assault rifle. yesterday, supervisors also discussed creating a park to honor the teen. >>> and a bill to renew a ban on plastic guns is halfway through the united states congress. the house voted yesterday to continue the undetectable firearms act for 10 more years. the senate could vote on the resolution when members return from thanksgiving recess monday. the current law expires the next day. >> we don't want to make it easy for terrorists and criminals to bring guns past metal detectors on to our planes and into secure environments. >> the ban has been unanimously reauthorized twice since it first passed in 1988. the nra says it's okay with continuing the ban but it is opposed to proposed changes. >>> new this morning, governor jerry brown is making a push for federal aid to help rec
the tax? a new state law that took effect last year requires you to pay sales tax for online purchases even if the retailer doesn't add it on up front. >> regardless of whether they charge, you actually have to pay the tax if it's not a sales tax at the time of purchase you're supposed to keep your receipts and pay the tax at the end of the year. people don't do it. >> stores are losing business to online retailers because shoppers aren't forced to pay some taxes online. >>> a new planned parenthood facility opening today in san mateo county. it is in the north fair oaks area just outside redwood city. protestors are trying to stop it and as kpix 5's ryan takeo reports, this comes two years after a public backlash prevented the group from opening nearby. >> it's troubling to our community that this kind of healthcare is coming and a breakdown of family values. >> reporter: linda potter has lived in redwood city for 50 years. she and a group of protestors are opposed to the opening of a planned parenthood clinic on el camino real. potter says it's not just about abortion. she says the c
and try again. >>> 5:09. coming up the new law that forces wildlife officers to be nicer to mountain lions that wander into neighborhoods. >> and chances are your email in box is blowing up from all the cyber monday deals rolling in. i'm kiet do. we have a live report with a few tips coming up. >> starting out with patchy, dense fog around the bay area but we are headed toward the deep freeze! we'll talk about it coming up. >> and we are tracking an accident right now in alamo involving a deer and the roads are really foggy. so be extra careful on your morning commute. but first, we want to know what drives you crazy during your commute. you can ask a question or share a gripe by e-mailing us, or you can tweet me at #ewengerkpix and watch to see if your question gets answered on air. ,,,, for over 60,000 california foster children, the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everything's different now. sometimes i feel all alone. christmas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santa
of black law enforcement executives. today oliver will deliver his assessment to the bart board and i spoke with police chief rainy at the beginning of this process in june. >> i would say we definitely have done the majority of the reforms. and as far as our progress, i'm going to leave that up to the assessors. >> reporter: the highest profile black eye for the department the shooting of oscar grant in 2009 captured on this cell phone video then turned into a movie. lots of concerns here from racial profiling to police brutality. and the report that led to proposed reforms was commissioned later that year. so today, we are going to examine how those reforms were implemented and we're expected to hear from the police chief himself. right now live at the fruitvale bart station anne makevoc, kpix 5. >> how much was the audit? >> reporter: this is just the audit not the original creation of the reforms. just this audit that went on this year cost $25,000. >> thank you. >>> no doubt the barred board will also talk about the latest train troubles. investigators are inspecting a train that scree
being discussed today. about 55 reforms recommended in 2010 by the national organization of black law enforcement executives. both oliver and rainey will be speaking in front of the bart board today. the cost of this assessment $25,000. live at the fruitvale bart station, anne makovec, kpix 5. >> the bart board will also likely address the latest train troubles at today's meeting. a train stopped inside an east bay tunnel yesterday between orinda and rockridge and electrical short causing the emergency brakes to engage while it was going 70 miles per hour. nine people taken to the hospital with breathing problems and some other issues. >> there was just a lot of confusion. we sat and didn't hear anything for 40 minutes. >> i panicked a little bit but, you know, there's not too much you can do when you're stuck in the tunnel. >> bart officials expect maintenance problems to continue until the new trains are finally on the tracks in 2017. >>> search for a missing san jose family resumes in about an hour in idaho. take a look at the extreme conditions search-and-rescue crews are up again
to start saying good-bye to the stick. coming up, some extra precautions law enforcement is taking for the "gamedday" over the weekend. >> and the market just opened up about 10 minutes ago. let's check the early numbers here. so far looking good. a lot better than yesterday. coming up, we get an update from kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. ment. ,, yes you did. yes you did. no i didn't. no i didn't. did not. yes you did. [ male announcer ] find some peace this holiday. get an 8 piece meal, any recipe, with a dozen cookies baked in-restaurant. the kfc festive feast. that's a lot for just $19.99! today tastes so good. apparently pleased with this morning's report from the lr department. unemployment is down to a f year low. re now is kcbs radio >>> wall street is apparently pleased with this morning's report from the labor department. some good news unemployment down to a five-year low. here now to chat kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. >> reporter: good morning. hopefully we'll book some nice gains for the stock market today. it's been a rough week. but
, that was tipped over on its side yesterday partially. it's uprighted. >> reporter: speed may be a factor. a law enforcement force tells cbs news the train's engineer, william rockefeller, jr., told rescuers he tried to apply the brakes but they weren't working. the ntsb recovered data recorders which should tell the story. >> they will know the speed that the train was traveling. they will also know if the engineer was attempting to apply the brakes or not. they will also know if the brakes were working. >> reporter: the train came to a stop just feet from where the hudson and harlem rivers meet. some passengers say they thought they were going to plunge into the water. >> i thought i'm going to die. >> reporter: this passenger says people were tossed around like rag dolls. >> i can see some people flying from my left side to the right side. >> reporter: james lovell is among the dead. his son said, this feels like an awful nightmare that i can't wake up from. rest easy, dad. i love you. marlie hall for cbs news, the bronx, new york. >> that train carried about 150 passengers and was about half
recommended back in 2010 from the national organization of black law enforcement executives. today oliver will deliver his assessment to the bart board. >>> take a closer look at this surveillance video. police are trying to figure out who that woman is and if she is okay. an ac transit camera caught a man dragging her away screaming from a bus stop in milpitas on tuesday night. it happened here on calaveras boulevard. it's unclear if they knew each other. the bus driver did call nine one. but officers couldn't find the pair. police want you to call if you saw anything. >>> a san jose police officer's badge is missing. the department says someone stole the badge from the officer's personal car at alum rock park yesterday afternoon. no weapons were taken. the department says it's important to get the we'll be right back to prevent someone from impersonating an officer. >>> search for a san jose pilot and his family missing since sunday in idaho is expected to resume later this morning. we are getting a much better idea now exactly what rescue crews are up against. kpix 5's betty yu shows u
of hand. >> reporter: outside candlestick park no shortage of crowd control, from all ranks of law enforcement. and when there's this kind of rivalry? >> go niners, baby. >> [applause]. >> go seahawks. >> extra security becomes a top priority for the san francisco police chief. he won't talk hard numbers, but did say-- >> i'll tell you we had about 50% more officers than in a regular non-rivalry day game out here today and we probably have twice as many officers in opposing team apparel. >> that means officers disguised in seahawks jerseys monitoring the crowd inside and outside candlestick at all timeses. the seahawks do it at their home games and for a big game like this, now we do it too. >> and if you get out anybody else you're going to find yourself in jail and these tickets are expensive. you'll want to find yourself to your seat inside the stadium. >> for fans, the extra security was paying off. >> it's a game. let's have fun. let's enjoy ourselves. >> the cortez sisters in from out of town agree. >> i've heard the area can be not so safe or whatever but i feel totally fin
. the current law expires the next day. >> we don't want to make it easy for terrorists and criminals to bring guns past metal detectors on to our planes and into secure environments. >> the ban has been unanimously reauthorized twice since it was first passed in 1988. the nra says it's okay with continuing the ban but it is opposed any to prosed changes to the ban. >>> a man hoping to light up the holidays is getting some extra attention. his displays in concord are featured in a new documentary. andria borba introduces us to mr. christmas. >> reporter: magic doesn't happen on olive drive until the lights go down and this guy's lights go up. >> mr. christmas. >> reporter: for 35 years, retired air force lieutenant and electrician bruce mertz has been lighting up concord with his christmas display. the cheerful front yard decor began small. >> i found the sequencer at a junk shop for 2 bucks and broke them up into groups of eight and they chase each other around the house. >> reporter: and grew into this twinkling twirling christmas display. >> i'm bruce. the people around here call me mr. chr
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